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Just need someone to check these questions for me--

1. A complication in the plot is BEST described as
a. an event that poses a problem for the main character
b. additional information about the main character
c. an isolated incident
d. a physical event only


2. The plot of a story
a. lists the characters.
b. summarizes the themes.
c. is a series of related events
d. consists of dialogue.


5. Which of the following is the BEST exmaple of external conflict in "The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant"?
a. the narrator's mental anguish while in the canoe
b. the narrator's struggle to hide the fishing rod from Sheila
c. the regrets the narrator experiences later in life
d. the narrator's competition with Eric


7. Which of the following statements uses setting to reveal a competitive character?
a. Susan wants to win every game she plays
b. Aaron enters an essay contest
c. Maxine plays basketball every chance she gets
d. Todd's room is decorated with posters of race cars and athletes.



  • English 2 -

    I agree with your first two answers. I haven't read this specific story, but I doubt if the other two answers are right.

    You're looking for external conflict and setting for these last two questions.

  • English 2 -

    Should #7 be D?


  • English 2 -

    Yes, I think 7 is d because it's the only one describing a setting and also shows his competitive spirit.

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    Thank You! (:

  • English 2 -

    You're welcome.

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